Happy Family Art

What we are about.

Hello.  Welcome to HappyFamilyArt, where you will find fun places to visit around NJ, art lessons, craft instructions, coloring pages and more! Here you will find our happy family learning, traveling, making art and having fun!

happy family artNJ Travels

Here you will find all sorts of fun day trips all over New Jersey and surrounding states.  You can read about our family’s experiences there and hopefully get out and have fun!

happy family artArt Lessons

Take a look at the many art lessons we have.  So far there is acrylic, watercolor, how to draw, amazing coloring pages and more!

You can also explore our JEWELRY DIY INSTRUCTONS, our CRAFTY THINGS TUTORIALS to see many great craft ideas and tutorials, or the SEWING area.  We also have a section dedicated to OUR ART.  If you click on the BLOG you will find the things we learn, books, textbooks.

Please feel free to stay a while.  Explore the menu above, or see what is new below.

Take a look at what’s new at Happy Family Art:

Art Update June 2015Art Update for June 2015

This is a short but sweet update: just that one drawing of my grandma.  It reminded me how much I enjoy drawing for myself!

Our Visit To Bridgewater Sports ArenaBridgewater Sports Arena

We recently went there with friends for a game of laser tag.  Kids of all ages easily spent 2 hours there having a blast!

Recycled Plastic Bottle Earrings InstructionsRecycled Plastic Bottle Earrings.

I made these earrings out of recycled plastic seltzer bottle.  They were easy to make, and are light to wear.

Our Visit To Johnson Park Middlesex County DestinationsOur Visit to Johnson Park

We have recently discovered Johnson Park.  Located in Middlesex County, it is a sprawling, 473 acre park and home to Johnson Park Zoo.

Our Visit To Terhune Orchards In Princeton Mercer County Destinations Art UpdateArt Update, May 2015

This update is all about Valentin Kovalyov’s mosaics for this year.  Plus some new photos for 1000 Photos Project.

Our Visit To Terhune Orchards In Princeton Mercer County DestinationsOur Visit To Terhune Orchards

Located a few minutes from the bustling downtown of Princeton NJ, this farm is a wonderful place to spend a few hours.

Our Visit To Yestercades Middlesex County DestinationsOur Visit To Yestercades

Take a look at how our visit to Yestercades of Somerville went.  The kids had a lot of fun in this exciting arcade.

Our Visit To Sandy Hook LighthouseOur Visit To Sandy Hook Lighthouse

It was such a pleasure to visit this wonderful National Park.  We had a great time at the tour, and hope you will too!

Our Visit To Bowman Hill Wildflower PreserveBowman Hill Wildflower Preserve

Great place for a hike.  Hike the preserve, see Washington Crossing Park, and visit the Bowman Tower.

Coloring PagesMothers Day Flowers Coloring Pages

More new coloring pages. Right now there is Mothers Day flowers, and more!

Roses Flowers Coloring PagesArt Update for April 2015

I’m trying to get past a rut, an icky place where art doesn’t happen.  Here are some tips on how to get over it!

Our Visit To Duke Farms Somerset County DestinationsDuke Farms

We have revisited this wonderful place this month, twice. It is a truly beautiful place to see.  Here is the original post, with some updates and new photos.